Producer, Programmer, Arts Manager, Artist, Yvonne has a track record of creating innovative and commercially successful arts events and venues. She was the founding Director of the Dublin Lesbian and Gay Film Festival in 1993, a festival she returned to to rebrand and reboot as GAZE(2007) and upgrade to Dublin's Lighthouse cinema in 2009.
As CEO of Dance Ireland (2004- 2006) she was responsible for the organisations rebrand and its successful tender for Dance House in 2005/06. (Irelands first dedicated Dance space). She has also ran a successful cultural merchandise business STORM IN A TEACUP DESIGN whose customers have included every major cultural venue in the country and the late Robin Williams (comedian).
As an Artist/performer she has conceived, directed, collaborated and produced for theatre, writing and performing, collaberating and devising work for Dublin Fringe Festival including TIMEBOMB, a solo work SPEEDTRAP in 2013. Her photography has been exhibited in the Royal Ulser Academy and elsewhere. She has a BA (English and History) and MA in Cultural Policy and Arts Management from UCD. This is her current project: